Category Archives: New and Social Media

Less Characters, More Tweets – A Few Tweeting Tips

It is hard to believe that a service that limits your speech to 140 characters would emerge as an important media platform, but it has.  News travels more quickly, is more granular in nature, can very specific to highly targeted … Continue reading

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Talking Points for When People Who Don’t Get Social Media as a News Platform

Someone asked me the other day something to the effect of this – what is the point of social media when it comes to news – isn’t CNN just as fast? It occurred to me that many of us in … Continue reading

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Tracking 10 Healthcare Beat Reporters on Twitter

It is not news that social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. Today, we share news, we don’t just read it.  A news cycle is every moment of every day. We rely on people to pitch news to … Continue reading

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Postscript – RSS Feeds – Choice Time

Got Google News Alerts set up? A few weeks ago I wrote a posting about the pending shut down of Google Reader that was scheduled (and happened) after July 1.  I noted that it was time for people who, like … Continue reading

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Some Digital and Social Media Guidance – FDA Regulation of Pharma Communications in a Digital Era – A White Paper

I have been working to assemble  a data base of  FDA/OPDP Warning and NOV letters spanning the years 2004-present, tracking activity through a number of fields.  The database now includes hundreds of letters and covers nearly 1000 violations cited by … Continue reading

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